Mona Gonzalez

Writer, educator, and coach. Writes about home safety, environmentalism, personal, and social development for Enrich Magazine and has published children's stories in Enrich. Contributor, Philippine Graphic Magazine. A life coach with a focus on social intelligence. Also conducts writing and personal growth webinars and seminars. Currently working on a book on ecology.

Elizabeth Barrett, Animal Photographer For Education

“There is a saying, particularly apt for wildlife photography: the best camera is the one you have with you.”~ Elizabeth Barrett She is the author of the book, “A Foreigner’s Guide to Moscow” (available on Amazon, http://www.e-barrett.com/page2.htm) and is as intent on…

Sex, Motherhood, and Extinction: The Unique and Extinct Saint Helena Giant Earwig

ENDANGERED/EXTINCT SPECIES/ ESSAY Let’s talk about sex It’s a shame that one can’t observe the courtship ritual of Saint Helena Island’s (SHI) earwig. Because within this bug group, courtship is a surprisingly elaborate affair. First, the male taps and strokes…

Lord Howe Stick Insects: Wrongly Deemed Extinct; With Genome 25% Larger Than a Human’s

ENDANGERED SPECIES ESSAY I’m still here. Don’t let me go. ~Robert Krulwich Once deemed extinct in Lord Howe Island (LHI), where they are endemic, today only 35 Lord Howe Island Stick insects (Dryococelus australis), are alive in the wild, but not…

Love for Living animals: The Philippine Crocodile is Afraid of People

ENDANGERED SPECIES ESSAY We must safeguard the web of life and care about the other living species that we share this planet with. Pygmy tarsiers eat and host bugs that we’ve seen at home — insects, spiders, lizards, bedbugs, lice,…

Love for Bugs: The Fascinating Story of Insects

ENDANGERED SPECIES/ESSAY “Insects did just about everything first. They were the first to form social societies, farm, and sing — just about anything you can imagine.” ~Karl Kjer “A world without bugs is a world we don’t want to live in.” ~Oliver…

Love for Living Animals: The Pondicherry Shark, Most Endangered by Shark Fin Soup, Hugs When it Mates, and Visits an “Underwater Spa” annually

ENDANGERED SPECIES ESSAY We must safeguard the web of life and care about the other living species that we share this planet with. Pygmy tarsiers eat and host bugs that we’ve seen at home — insects, spiders, lizards, bedbugs, lice,…

Love for Living Animals: The California Condor Mates, Flirts, and Gets Caught by Wife who’s Capable of Virgin Births

ENDANGERED SPECIES/ESSAY We must safeguard the web of life and care about the other living species that we share this planet with. Pygmy tarsiers eat and host bugs that we’ve seen at home — insects, spiders, lizards, bedbugs, lice, fleas,…

Love for Living Animals: The Last of the Marquesan Kingfisher Birds

ENDANGERED SPECIES ESSAY   We must safeguard the web of life and care about the other living species that we share this planet with. Pygmy tarsiers eat and host bugs that we’ve seen at home — insects, spiders, lizards, bedbugs,…

Love for Living Animals: Pink Dolphin Brains are 40% Larger Than Human Brains

ENDANGERED SPECIES ESSAY We must safeguard the web of life and care about the other living species that we share this planet with. Pygmy tarsiers eat and host bugs that we’ve seen at home — insects, spiders, lizards, bedbugs, lice,…

Love for Living Animals: The Last Three Addaxes in the Wild Have a Strong Potential to Survive Climate Change. But First, They Must Overcome Extinction.

ESSAY We must safeguard the web of life and care about the other living species that we share this planet with. Pygmy tarsiers eat and host bugs that we’ve seen at home — insects, spiders, lizards, bedbugs, lice, fleas, roundworms,…

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